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credited the city of baltimore for first raising the issue of discrimination in the banque's subprime for this program. it is the second-largest settlement in the justice department post of history. another article we want to bring to your attention is in the new york times. it is on the farm bill. moved through the house agriculture committee. he first major overhaul of the nation's nutrition program is in jeopardy over the degree of spending cuts. moderates and democrats think the bill goes far enough in a time of economic growth. the-week economic growth. -- wear economic growth. -- weak economic growth. the current bill expires on june 30. we have a caller from virginia on the independent line. caller: if you can do your job, your health is irrelevant. everybody has a right to health care privacy, at least they keep telling us that. they give us a form telling us we have health care privacy. that was my comments. thank you. host: thank you. this is a story that has been getting a lot of national attention. the front page of the new york times. it is the abuse scandal at penn state
are some ideas about trimming spending. what would you do to get city spending under control? baltimore, maryland, on our independent line. caller: thank you for taking my call. it is time the start laying off all these politicians, 80% of them. get rid of their staff and cut their benefits. they are making more money than anybody else in the state and the taxpayers have to foot the bill for their medical benefits. it is time they start paying their fair share. host: do you have a concern that that would discourage your average citizen for running for office if they could not afford to do it without having another job? caller: let them do with another job. host: what else would you do? caller: the taxpayers are working two and three jobs. why should we have to foot the bill to pay their medical benefits and their big salaries? there is way to mentee representatives and the state of maryland and across the country. the house of representatives? the senate? there is 435 members of the house of representatives. let's cut that down to about 100. all their staff and make them pay for their b
be what it would cost in downtown baltimore, but in this case you are a long way from the city. it was built to put out fires on that base, but it is now for the most part closed. it was closed down a number of years ago. another issue we found with that particular building and that there is a lot of ground contamination due to the activities going on at the base. what the value of that building? it's difficult to say. the property people we spoke to doubted the value was anything close to what the federal database specified that it was. it is going to be really hard to find a buyer for it firehouse that has been closed for 10 years on contaminated ground. host: we have an interior shot also. guest: it did not look that much better. we had to wear hard hats. we could only go into some parts. we did not want to get hit with falling debris. but host: massachusetts on the democratic line. caller: i have a comment than a question. is this nongovernment fraud to undermine the tax payers and take away their purchasing power basically to just take the power away from the people? we al
't need the jobs. host: baltimore, mike, democrat l line. caller: i grew pickup a midwestern city famous for high quality manufacturing and as a kid i remember the claims of everyone around me, you know, made in milwaukee, the best. now i go home and they say that is over. all the firms are gone. that pride in workmanship is gone. but what has changed is we are globalized. so, wisconsin is just one node in a global economy. so, we have to get back in a global economy to where we were. we have to actually do what germany does. capture the highest value added parts of the commodity chain in the global economy. i think we can do it. host: "new york times" a story page a-8 that the headline says u.s. charges men on the iran embargo that the justice department unsealed the indictment of two men for conspiracy to violate the embark against iran by trying to smuggle restricted equipment and materials suitable for goes centrifuge to enrich uranium in the country. they had been made in the united states. a 24-page indictment handed down accuse accused them of working together and with others to b
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